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Royal Gorge Half-Day Rafting Trip

From USD 79.00
Highlights
  • Whitewater rafting through the Royal Gorge
  • Splash down turbulent whitewater rapids
  • Learn from a knowledgeable and professional guide
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Royal Gorge Half-Day Rafting Trip
From USD 79.00
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Royal Gorge Afternoon Half-DayMost Popular
Trip meets at noon and departs promptly at 12:30. This is approximately 3 hours including shuttle time.
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Royal Gorge Morning Half-Day
Trip meets at 8:30am and departs promptly at 9am. This is approximately 3 hours including shuttle time.
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Overview
When you're rafting beneath walls that tower 1,200 feet through a canyon just 26 feet wide, it suddenly all begins to make sense why this spot's called the Royal Gorge. During this 3 hour Royal Gorge rafting trip, experience the thrill of splashing down rapids with names like Sledgehammer Falls, and enjoy the pristine Colorado scenery from the seat of your whitewater raft. Professional guides help ensure your safety and discuss the history of the gorge, and this is the perfect way to spend half a day when visiting Canon City.
What to Expect
The Royal Gorge is a “must do” half-day whitewater rafting trip in Colorado! You will meet your guide at rafting headquarters in Canon City and then be transported to the river. This 3-hour experience features amazing scenery and awesome rapids, such as Sunshine Falls, Sledgehammer Falls and Wall Slammer.

The Gorge walls rise an incredible 1200 feet above the river, with the narrowest section at about 26 feet across. You’ll raft through the historic Royal Gorge, traveling under the world's highest single-span suspension bridge and the world's highest zipline. It's best to bring sunscreen, sunglasses and quick-dry clothes as you're likely to get wet along the way!
Reviews (20)
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Reviewed 19 September 2018
September Fun!

My coworkers and I booked at the last minute for a date that wasn't even available on the calendar. I called and Kelly had the date opened up so we could raft in a very slow season. Joe took us out (Shae took another small...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank normanfamily1210
Reviewed 14 September 2018
Once in a lifetime

This was an amazing experience! It was something we recommend everyone do in their lifetime! It was pretty scary and my only comment would be that we did not really know what we were getting into. Probably because we should have done more research prior...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Traveler387439
Reviewed 6 September 2018
Adventure on the Arkansas River

Our rafting trip stretched from the traditional 2 21/2 hours to 4 1/2 hours due to the low water levels of the Arkansas River, which allowed the boulders to protrude from the water like an arcade game, creating the challenge of often having to thread...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Flyer76931
Reviewed 2 August 2018
Rafting trip is super fun

The family Bighorn Rafting trip was so fun we got clear and easy instructions on the water by our guide Collin. He also was concise in helping us navigate the rapids and engaged us in friendly chat during the quieter flat water sections. We really...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 23 July 2018
So much fun!

Four of (age 16 and up) went on the half-day raft trip, and it was so much fun! Emily was a fantastic guide. Her experience and directions helped create an adventurous-yet-safe day on the water. We experienced a thunderstorm while down in the Gorge--something we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank FamilyTravelers6_10
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